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BLP's Whalley: Using AI for processing is just the beginning

23-Oct-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has adopted artificial intelligence (AI) into its business in an attempt to boost efficiency and improve the morale of its lawyers. However, the firm’s head of legal risk consultancy Matthew Whalley believes this is only the beginning of how law firms can use AI.

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Ashurst and HSF advise on landmark £18bn Hinkley Point C deal

21-Oct-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Ashurst and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) have advised on the successful £18bn agreement to build the UK’s first nuclear power station in 20 years.


BLP advises Highways England on launch of £1.5bn smart motorway programme

30-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Highways England as it awarded £1.55bn worth of contracts for its smart motorways programme. 

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Chadbourne & Parke leaps 15 places to top global project finance rankings

14-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Chadbourne & Parke has overtaken Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy at the top of the global project finance rankings, having risen 15 places since the beginning of the year.  


Latham project finance partner Collins departs for Jones Day

24-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Latham & Watkins Abu Dhabi project finance partner Nick Collins has joined Jones Day’s projects and infrastructure practice in London.


Eversheds to launch Belfast office and consultancy service

22-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Eversheds has announced it is to open an office in Belfast at the same time as adding a managed consultancy service for its clients.


Chadbourne turns to BLP for new Moscow managing partner

7-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Chadbourne & Parke has recruited corporate partner Andrei Baev from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as its new Moscow managing partner.

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Allen & Overy takes first South African lateral from Linklaters ally

2-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Allen & Overy (A&O) has made its first South African partner-level lateral hire since launching in the jurisdiction last year, picking up projects partner Jason van der Poel from Linklaters’ ally Webber Wentzel.


BLP and Landmark pick up instructions on runway battle between Gatwick and Heathrow

24-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Landmark Chambers have won roles on the ongoing battle between Gatwick and Heathrow Airports over additional runway capacity for the south-east of England.

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PFI has ended, now what next?


Following the Papworth Hospital PFI deal, the last ever, what has PFI achieved and which new financing models are emerging?

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